Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language - download pdf or read online

By Michele Prandi

ISBN-10: 1138631337

ISBN-13: 9781138631335

This leading edge quantity presents a entire built-in account of the examine of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways that figures and specifically, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression within the fullest experience and in flip, how insights gleaned from their learn can give a contribution to the broader physique of linguistic study. With a selected concentrate on metaphor and metonymy, the publication bargains a unified and systematic typology of linguistic figures, drawing on a couple of various techniques, together with either conventional and rising frameworks inside cognitive linguistics in addition to syntactic thought, whereas additionally supplying an exhaustive examine the original good points of numerous conceptual figures, together with metaphor, metonymy, oxymoron, and synecdoche. In its goal of reconciling traditionally adverse theoretical techniques to the examine of conflictual figures whereas additionally incorporating a radical account of its certain types, this quantity can be crucial interpreting for researchers and students in cognitive linguistics, theoretical linguistics, philosophy of language, and literary studies.

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